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    TUF 13 Finale medical suspensions: Kingsbury, Cope, Downes out up to six months | MMAjunkie.com



    The Nevada State Athletic Commission issued medical suspensions to 10 fighters from The Ultimate Fighter 13 Finale, and three competitors could be out up to six months.

    They include main-card winners Kyle Kingsbury and Chris Cope, as well as preliminary-card fighter Danny Downes.

    MMAjunkie.com (UFC blog for UFC news, UFC rumors, fighter interviews and event previews/recaps | MMAjunkie.com) today requested and received the list of medical suspensions from the NSAC.

    The Ultimate Fighter 13 Finale took place June 4 at The Pearl at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas. The night's main card aired on Spike TV, and the preliminary card streamed for free on Facebook.

    Kingsbury (left-orbital fracture), Cope (possible broken thumbs) and Downes (possible hand and shoulder injuries) all can be cleared early by doctors.

    The full list of medical suspensions includes:
    Ramsey Nijem: Suspended until July 20 with no contact during training until July 5 for precautionary reasons

    Tim Credeur: Suspended until July 5 with no contact until June 26 for precautionary reasons

    Kyle Kingsbury: Suspended until Dec. 2 due to left-orbital fracture, though he can be cleared early an ophthalmologist or ENT doctor; regardless, suspended until July 20 with no contact until July 5 due to a facial laceration

    Fabio Maldonado: Suspended until July 20 with no contact until July 5 due to a right-eyelid laceration

    Chris Cope: Suspended until Dec. 2 due to possible broken thumbs, though he can be cleared early by X-rays and/or an orthopedic doctor

    Danny Downes: Suspended until Dec. 2 due to possible right-hand and left-shoulder injuries, though he can be cleared early by X-rays and/or an orthopedic doctor; regardless, suspended until July 20 with no contact until July 5 for precautionary reasons

    Josh Grispi: Suspended until June 26 with no contact until June 19 for precautionary reasons (due to body shots)

    Shamar Bailey: Suspended until July 5 with no contact until June 26 due to a right-cheek laceration

    Justin Edwards: Suspended until July 5 with no contact until June 26 for precautionary reasons

    Ken Stone: Suspended until Aug. 4 with no contact until July 20 for precautionary reasons
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    Downes is one tough SOB. His shoulder looked fucked from that Kimora and he kept going like it was nothing

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    yeah hope they chunked downes some extra $$$ for that performance

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    If not, it will get him another fight for sure. He showed heart and drive. 98% of fighters would have tapped from that.

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    Ken Stone: Suspended until Aug. 4 with no contact until July 20 for Getting Knocked the F&*k OUT!!!
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    For real though, that was a huge GnP shot he took
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    and I had him winning up until that shot. That's why you keep your head off the matt.

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